Formula 2: Markelov of MP Motosport always at points in Monaco

Monaco is a small circuit, and there is not much space to claim and give other drivers enough room to get a clean qualifying lap. For this reason, the organisation decided to split up the field in two groups of 10 drivers. A group of even start numbers and a group of uneven start numbers. Mahaveer Raghunathan had to start with his group the qualifying at 13:20 local time. Most drivers went out on a used set of tyres to get a feel of the track conditions before they went on a new set of super softs. All drivers had only 15 minutes to place a lap time, so there was only time enough for one set of new tyres....

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Formula 2 in Barcelona: King always at point

The cars flew from Azerbaijan back to Europe where they got quickly prepared for the next race in Barcelona. The Spanish GP was the 3rd race weekend for the Formula 2. Race 1 All kinds of small incidents happened during the first lap of the race followed by a safety car. Jordan moved up to the 13th position and Mahaveer to the 15th position. The pit window went open, and many drivers were doing their pitstop going from the soft compound to the hard compound. Jordan and Mahaveer both drove for a long time in the top 10 with Jordan even in the top 3. They were one of the few that still had to do their pitstop. Mahaveer Raghunathan...

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First race of Formula 3 at Montmélo circuit

The first FIA Formula 3 race took place this weekend in Barcelona. An exciting one with 30 cars at the start. A number of cars that you won’t see very often, but it made FIA Formula 3 one of the hardest formula series in 2019. Race 1 The start of the race was at 10:15, but not for Liam Lawson. He went into the pitlane just before the start of the race. An uncontrollable technical issue was the problem. The mechanical crew of the organisation had to come over to fix Liam’s car because it was an area of the car where the Formula 3 teams are not allowed to come. Simo Laaksonen starting from 6th had a reasonable start...

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Formula 2: Podium for Jordan King of MP Motorsport in Baku

The second race of the season took place in the city Baku (Azerbaijan). The races were full of action and chaos with an excellent result for Jordan King during race one. Qualifying All drivers left the pitlane to warm up their tyres. Gelael stopped on track during the warm-up procedure and caused a red flag in the first 5 minutes. Jordan King was driving alone after the restart of the qualifying and took this opportunity to set his time. His time was only good enough for P14, but he was the only one that skipped his warm-up lap to use his advantage of the track position. Mahaveer Raghunathan was 19th fastest after his first run. Everybody went out on track...

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MP Motorsport inaugurates the 2019 Formula 2 season in Barhain

The first race weekend of the Formula 2 season ended today at the Bahrain circuit. Not an easy weekend at all, because it was all about tyre management. Qualifying   The qualifying started at 14:50 (CET) with the supersoft as the main tyre during this session. Jordan King was 15th with a lap time of 1:42.621 on his first set of tyres. Mahaveer Raghunathan set the 19th best time in his first run. Yellow flags were most of the time out during this run after Callum Ilott crashed. King managed to improve with almost one second, but it wasn’t enough to improve much in position. P14 Jordan King P20 Mahaveer Raghunathan   Race 1 Jordan King started on soft tyres...

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Formula 3 positive first test at Paul Ricard for MP Motorsport

The Formula Renault team of MP Motorsport just left Paul Ricard. Soon after that, the Formula 3 team arrived for two days of testing. Liam Lawson, Simo Laaksonen and Richard Verschoor tested both days with the new Formula 3 cars. The Formula 3 field contains 30 cars. That amount of cars will promise for some great racing this year, but it caused as well for some frustration during the test. The amount of traffic that disturbed the qualifying simulation was a common complained, but an opportunity to learn to deal with it. The Red Bull driver Liam Lawson made good progress during the test. Without much experience with cars like Formula 3 he still managed to finish twice in the...

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Test Formula 2 in Barcellona with MP Motorsport

The Formula Renault team just finished their first official test and have still six test days to go, but for the Formula 2 team, it was already their last test of this season. Jordan King was testing car number 16 for the first two days while Richard Verschoor took his seat over during the last day. Mahaveer Raghunathan tested the car with the number 17. Jordan King his fastest lap time (1:28.299) was during the second test day during the morning session. Mahaveer set his best lap time during the same morning session. Richard Verschoor was overall positive about his test day. “I am quite happy about today. The qualifying simulation wasn’t that bad, but it was difficult to set...

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Draco Marketing and its Partners together for a winning collaboration

After the exciting 2018 season, Draco Marketing is ready for the start of the 2019 Championships with new collaborations and partnerships already consolidated in the motorsport world. The strength of Draco Marketing is always constituted by its sponsors with whom it has built over time a relationship of trust, esteem and professionalism that increases and regenerates each year. It is thanks to its sponsors that Draco Marketing has been able to support the MP Motorsport team as early as 2018 and with which it continues a fruitful collaboration. We thank Torneria Ferraro, leader in the production of precision mechanical parts, Torneria Fiorese Giovanni, manufacturer of design parts for third parties for the world market, the company SIRIO, specialized in the...

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